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Aug
25

Pre K Teacher News

Fariña and De Blasio address Pre K Teachers – Pre K Teacher News Day 1 for the new Pre K initiative draws near! The Mayor and Chancellor are using this time to rally the new Pre K teachers around the city. They spoke at the new Pre K Initiative, a training program to prep teachers […]

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Jun
04

UFT Contract Reactions

UFT Contract Reactions “I believe this is a watershed moment for our school system,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.  Check your sources! There are a lot of articles flying around. Everyone needs an angle. Let’s step back a minute and realize that. Maybe that list of 8 things from Buzzfeed isn’t the best way […]

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UFT contract announcement

  UFT Contract Announcement! According to multiple sources, Mayor DeBlasio will make a UFT Contract Announcement TODAY. UPDATE: it’s official!  Listen to this post: Here’s what we’ve heard: The Chalkbeat blog has a post on Career Ladder, Parent Face-Time, and Fewer Evaluation Metrics. The contract will include (according to sources), salary steps for taking on […]

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DeBlasio and Farina Meet Principals

DeBlasio and Fariña Meet Principals Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Fariña met with Principals at Brooklyn Tech High School. Chirlane DeBlasio introduced her husband, speaking about the importance of making students aware of their choices. The Mayor spoke about his Pre-k and after-school plan, and set the tone for his administration’s stance on schools: “I’ll say it […]

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Aug
06

The Test Scores are Coming

8-6-13 THE TEST SCORES ARE COMING! THE TEST SCORES ARE COMING!   New York City’s Spring 2013 ELA and MATH scores for grades 3-8 will drop Wednesday. And by ‘drop’ we mean, both ‘get released,’ and ‘fall.’ The switch to a new test, with harder questions, has come under fire in light of the city’s […]

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